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Rep. Scott Peters (D-Calif.)


Biography
District: 52nd District
Political Highlights: San Diego City Council, 2000-2008; candidate for San Diego city attorney, 2008; San Diego Unified Port District Board of Port Commissioners, 2009-12; U.S. House, 2013-present
Born: June 17, 1958; Springfield, Ohio
Residence: San Diego
Religion: Lutheran
Family: Wife, Lynn Gorguze; two children
Education: Duke U., B.A. 1980; New York U., J.D. 1984
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 2012 (1st term)
Committee Assignments: Armed Services (Intelligence, Emerging Threats & Capabilities; Seapower & Projection Forces); Science, Space & Technology (Oversight; Research and Technology)

Election History
YearElectionCandidateVotes%
2014generalScott Peters (D) 98,82651.6
Carl DeMaio (R) 92,74648.4
2012generalScott Peters (D) 151,45151.2
Brian Bilbray (R) 144,45948.8
Roll Call Vitals

406th

on the House Seniority List

Fellow California Rep. George Miller (D) is 5th.

1st

California is 1st on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.

4,089

Twitter Followers (@repscottpeters)

Rep. Scott Peters has no appearances on Sunday talk shows.

Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) has the most appearances so far this year.



Scott Peters is ranked 8th on the 50 Richest Members of Congress list.









Roll Call and CQ Weekly use ratings assigned by the Rothenberg Political Report, which are defined as follows: SAFE: As of today, the party indicated is all but certain to win the seat. FAVORED: One candidate has a substantial advantage, but an upset is still possible. LEAN: The party indicated has the edge, but the outcome is less certain than for races rated as favored. TILT: The outcome is effectively regarded as a tossup for each of these highly competitive seats, although the party indicated has a slight edge. TOSSUP: Neither party has an edge in these contests.